Finance Manager jobs in UAE: Unilever, KPMG, Edelman, and PwC are hiring. Apply now and advance your career.

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is an excellent destination for finance professionals looking to advance their careers. The finance industry in the UAE is booming, with a high demand for skilled workers in various roles.

Companies in the UAE like Unilever, KPMG, Edelman, and PwC are offering competitive compensation packages, as well as opportunities for professional development.

We have collated today’s most interesting and urgent job vacancies in Dubai, UAE. If you have a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Accounting or Finance or are a Chartered Accountant or CPA, you’d want to consider these opportunities.

Top Finance jobs in Dubai

Unilever is hiring Internal Auditor, Assistant Finance Manager

Unilever plc is a multinational British consumer goods corporation headquartered in London, England. Unilever's products are sold in over 190 countries.

For this role you would be responsible for assigned work (audits, financial management reviews or special projects), performing fieldwork and reporting the results of fieldwork. 

As an auditor, you have to evaluate the internal control system, recommend improvements to the internal control system, and investigate the impact of fraud. 

Relevant Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business-related field.
  • 2–3-year work experience in business-related fields (e.g. audit, accounting, financial analysis, information systems).
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Big 4 experience is an asset

Leadership Behaviours & competencies

  • Business acumen
  • Passion for high performance
  • Agility

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Bayanat.AI is hiring a Finance Strategy Manager

Bayanat AI is an Abu Dhabi-based artificial intelligence company uniquely positioned in the national ecosystem to develop and deploy holistic and scalable AI solutions to a wide range of commercial and government clients.

Bayanat AI has an active and extensive partnership network, connecting leading international organizations who complement our ecosystem and support our vision. Their partnerships range from strategic collaborations projects, joint ventures, to direct investment.

As a Finance & Strategy Manager, you would be responsible for enabling and improving strategic and financial decision-making across the company.

You have to maintain the company’s operating models, analyze deals and capital allocation decisions, and think a lot about strategy.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Financial Management or a closely related discipline
  • CA, CPA, CFA or MBA with specialization in strategy or finance.
  • 10 years of work experience most of which was spent in strategy and commercial finance (FBP, financial planning financial strategy etc) in a commercial organization.
  • Problem-solving, analytical, and great communication skills.
  • Ability to manage a team and manage upwards.
  • Good presentation skills.

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KPMG is looking for a Manager/ Senior Manager - Financial Risk Management

KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG International Limited is one of the Big Four accounting firms.

Education and experience required: 

  • As a minimum a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field including Finance, Financial Engineering, Economics, Applied Mathematics or similar.
  • 10+ years of strong financial risk management /Quantitative analysis experience within a financial institution or Consultancy/big 4 firms
  • Professional certification in FRM, PRM, and CFA is recommended but not mandatory
  • Aptitude for quantitative analysis and strong numerical skills with evidence of advanced financial modelling skills
  • Experience in analytical and risk management tools/systems (e.g.  Python, R, SAS, VBA, MATLAB)

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • Thorough understanding of Market Risk and Liquidity Risk
  • Experience in Quantitative Analytics, Market Risk Models including  VaR,  FRTB, Stress testing, Liquidity Analysis including ILAAP, Capital and RWA Management and Optimization, IRRBB, XVA and  PFE
  • Experience with risk models development and validation
  • Good understanding of Spot and Derivative markets operations for equities, interest rate, credit, commodities and foreign exchange products; Risk management (hedging strategies) and valuation aspects of the same
  • Prior experience in Financial Modeling
  • Good understanding of local and international regulatory requirements including Basel
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Prior experience in managing and motivating a team in risk-related areas, with clear leadership in market and liquidity risks
  • Strong ability to map client business requirements and convert the same into a viable business proposition

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Edelman is looking to hire a Finance Manager

Edelman is a leading global communications firm with over 5,500 employees in 65 cities worldwide. Edelman partners with many of the world’s largest and most emerging businesses and organisations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputation.

Qualifications needed for this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 8+ years of Finance or Accounting experience
  • Advanced knowledge of financial systems (e.g. PeopleSoft, SAP or any other ERP system) and strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Client service oriented and fosters positive working relationships
  • Well-organized with strong time management skills and attention to detail follows through on multiple projects and juggles conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong financial analysis and management skills; good business acumen
  • Able to articulate financial concepts in layman s terms
  • CPA, MBA, or public accounting experience is a plus
  • Professional services industry experience preferred

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PwC is hiring Senior Associate for Tax & Legal Services - Tax - Global Information Reporting

PwC is the world's second-largest professional services network and one of the Big Four accounting firms, along with Deloitte, EY, and KPMG. They are a network of firms in 155 countries providing services like accounting, auditing, and strategy management etc..

PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries.  

The specialism of this role

International Tax Services

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.


  • At least 2 years of experience in a professional services consulting environment, supporting businesses with tax matters related to Global Information Reporting.
  • Financial services experience preferred (banking/asset management/insurance).
  • Knowledge of US tax and WHT matters is preferred but not essential. 
  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinions from all, including quieter members of the team.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move quickly between big-picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

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Emirates Flight Catering is looking to hire a Finance Specialist – Accounts Payable

Emirates Flight Catering is an in-flight catering service based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, which provides catering and support services for Emirates Airline and all other airlines based at Dubai International Airport. It is a subsidiary of The Emirates Group.

Essential Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant CA/CPA or equivalent
  • Minimum 6 years in the area of Finance
  • Exposure to lean/six sigma-preferred Ability to manage, delegate, motivate and monitor team activity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels with both financial and non-financial management
  • Intellectual with a strong commercial acumen
  • Drive to improve processes and seek new challenges continually
  • Ability to work well under pressure, work accurately with attention to detail, and meet deadline

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Remitly is hiring Treasury FX Trading & Funding Analyst

Remitly is a Seattle-based online remittance service that provides international money transfers to over 135 countries. Remitly is an international payments company that leverages digital channels, including mobile phones, to send money internationally

The treasury team is uniquely positioned in the center of processing Remitly’s global transaction flows, with responsibility over FX inventory purchases and delivery of funds to destination partners for their customers. 

The ideal candidate will possess the skills and experience needed to assist their ongoing efforts to build out and manage a scalable and efficient global treasury FX trading and funding function. 


  • 3+ years of solid global treasury foreign exchange management experience in a multinational corporate setting
  • Previous experience trading emerging markets currencies and/or remittance industry experience is a plus
  • You acquire and synthesize complex datasets to support recommendations and conclusions to treasury leadership
  • Strong understanding of accounting processes and concepts
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, or a related field
  • Profession certification (CFA, CTP, or CPA) a plus

Click here to apply

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